Shoreline Stoneware

Locheport, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5EU

Type:Arts & Crafts

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Shoreline Stoneware Pottery and Gallery is situated at the start of Locheport Road in North Uist. The pottery is owned and run by Louise Cook, who spent much of her childhood enchanted by adventures in and around her grandmother’s croft just a short distance from the gallery in Locheport.

Every piece of Shoreline Stoneware Pottery is hand-crafted and captures texture from natural materials and found objects, collected along the Atlantic shores of Uist & Barra. These beautiful individual stoneware fired pieces, capture the rugged beauty of the Hebrides. The changing light and seasons are captured in the use of glaze and recycled glass.

The Uists are an inspiring place to live and work and the islands are incredibly rich in creativity & artistic skill. Shoreline Stoneware Pottery is delighted to host a selection of work by talented artists, all of whom either live locally or have strong ties to the islands. With a wide selection of original works across different media, including acrylic, watercolour, pastels, photography and giclee prints. We also have a selection of artist designed sterling silver jewellery, North Uist red deer antler crafts and stunning handknitted products and kits designed and made locally to capture the islands colour palette.

Some stoneware fired pieces contain locally gathered Uist sand and beach sediments. The resulting variety of rich warm tones of golden brown creates a natural glaze when fired and a truly unique Hebridean gift.

Shoreline Stoneware also offer an international shipping service. Once you have enjoyed a browse and made your choice, your selected pieces can be shipped, on a date of your choice, to your home address.

There is ample parking and accessible parking. Campervans may find it easier to park in front of the studio, next to the road.

 

 

Facilities

Children

  • Children Welcome

Facilities

  • Disabled Access

Leisure Facilities

  • Gift Shop

Location

  • Rural Location

Payment Methods

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Special Requirements

  • Groups Welcome

Transport

  • Cycle Rack
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Laurajean_mcintosh
      Aberdeen, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Beautiful handmade items
      5 of 5 stars
      6th November 2021
      What a lovely little gallery situated in a very picturesque location. It was amazing to learn about how each piece is made, Louise was vet knowledgeable and happy to spend some time chatting to us... Read full review
    • Jonathan S
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Beautiful work inspired by the local natural world
      5 of 5 stars
      14th June 2022
      We stumbled unexpectedly on Shoreline whist walking the Hebridean Way and took refuge from the weather. High quality work inspired by the sea and nature of North Uist including some interesting... Read full review
    • Karen S
      Whittington, United Kingdom
      Exceptional Customer Service!
      5 of 5 stars
      2nd July 2023
      Absolutely loved Shoreline Stoneware. The artwork and pottery on display are all stunning and I particularly loved that it’s all created by very talented local artisans. I visited during an... Read full review

    Awards

    • Other AwardsHebridean Way Pit Stop Hebridean Way Pit Stop 2019
    • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020
    • Other AwardsPlatinum Listing Platinum Listing 2020
    • Other AwardsWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

    Opening Times

    Open all year (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

    * April – end October
    Open daily Monday: Saturday from 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
    Closed Sundays

    November – end March
    Open Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

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